It is always difficult to learn that your pet has cancer. Veterinarian Dr. Ahalt and three of his sons are survivors of childhood cancer, which has made oncology an area that he is incredibly passionate about. We hate cancer. Jefferson Veterinary Hospital provides both the surgical and medical treatment of cancer. These treatments are not undertaken lightly, and the best interests of your pet is constantly considered with you throughout all stages of the process. Dr. Ahalt has had considerable success with extending the life, and most importantly the quality of life, of client's pets.